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size underneath that seat, too. new developments on toyota, reports suggesting the company notified the european distribute tors about sticking -- distributors and sticky gas pedals weeks before telling the u.s. government and why would that be, if true and the fox business network, cheryl casony is working that sorry, and the information shows toyota hid the information from the u.s. on purpose? >> it potentially could show that, yes, they hid it from the u.s., and, they also mischaracterized the issues, with the vehicles. and it goes back to september, bill, for toyota, they notified europe, western european distribute tors in israel and turkey of sudden acceleration and brake problems and toyota still maintains, as of today, these were separate issues. and expect that that of course is going to be questioned, going forward. because they say we notified europe about these issues but the u.s. issues were different. but, if you look at the documents, bill, the associated press pulled together, and examined, the same documents that ray lahood, the transportation secretary looked at,
is straight ahead. bill: also, what did they know, when did they know it. talking about toyota and the problems with that gas pedal. was there a coverup? reports of the toyota executive urging the company to come clean. it's impossible to replace anybody that you love. she was my great role model, my grammy keaton. it was pretty much of a shock for us when she got colon cancer. we were -- none of us were prepared for that. here's the deal, and this is the bottom line here -- colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer of men and women over the age of 50. and you know what -- this is one that you can prevent. just get screened, okay? i know how precious life is right now. we can all do this. you can do it, i can do it. if i can do it, you can do it, okay? how's that for a deal? arrested a man in san francisco for making threatening phone calls to the house speaker nancy pelosi over health care reform. federal investigators saying that man called pelosi's homes in california and in washington, as well as her husband's office. he's 48-year-old gregory giusti, arrested ye
-february. martha: toyota sales, despite all their problems, are booming. they've had recalls, they've had safety issues, they have had fines, and the japanese cars are still selling apparently like hot cakes. phil keating joins us from miami, trying to figure this out. phil, it is remarkable, it seems like everybody day you're hearing about another recall from this company. they just had a really strong month, right? >> reporter: yeah, february actually for toyota was one of its worst months ever but the company really bounced back in march with u.s. sales shooting up 41 percent, compared to march '09. generous incentives for all of the vehicles sold and leased. that's a big explanation, that amounted to about $2300 per vehicle. now, toyota's latest recall involving about 9000 lexus gp460s. toyota says about 5600 of them have been sold and repairs should take an hour. this is the vehicle consumer reports identified last week as maybe sussentable to -- susceptible to flipping over. one dealer explains toyota's perseverance through all this recent bad press with customers continuing to come into t
: check it out. if you thought the negative news surrounding toyota would hurt the company, guess again, u.s. auto sales surged 40 percent in the month of march, powered by some of the deepest discounts ever in the wake of millions of recalls, a lot of financing for five years, free. toyota execs saying some of the incentives will continue, including what i mentioned, zero percent financing, and an offer of free maintenance for return toyota customers. the buy-in is good, huh? martha: wasn't expecting that, right? >>> one of the big questions on the peoples' minds, is the economy, is it getting better really? here's what we know, 439,000 new jobless claims this week, that's the number we follow every week, that one dropped by 6000. that's a good thing, it's been dropping in fact for several weeks by small increments. but the question today, how does this set us up for a very big number the white house is going to watch closely, wall street is going to watch closely, the all-important jobs report. meanwhile, overall, 11.1 million people have filed unemployment claims in this country. that i
in march. toyota was involved in a recall mess, and that as we know is ongoing. they're still recalling cars. according to the poll, more americans say the u.s. makes better quality vehicles. so there, how about that this morning. gregg: good for us. martha: indeed. gregg: all right, did they cross the line or are they heroes, getting a raw deal? a controversial trial taking place in iraq today, a court marshal of one of three navy seals accused of failing to protect the terror detainee who says he was assaulted while in custody, the detainee, mind you, the suspected mastermind of the murder and mutilation of four american contractors back in 2004. steve centanni, live in washington with more on this. steve, what exactly is happening today? >> well, gregg, it's the first day of the trial for one of the three navy seals who faces charges, in blue island, illinois, charged with dereliction of duty and impeding an investigation. he's not the one accused of actually punching the detainee in the stomach after he was captured. matthew mccabe, petty officer matthew mccabe is the one facing the
for you. with regards to toyota, folks. the hammer is falling on them after the slow reaction to the accelerator issue, that prompted major recall that seems to be going on and on and on and now another half million vehicles, are subject to yet another recall. we're finding out. bill: and, a dramatic political maneuver by florida's governor charlie crist in the works, could he think of changing political parties? are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. úñçqç?p>p nature knows just how much water vegetables need. so, to turn those vegetables into campbell's condensed soup, we don't boil it down, our chefs just add less water from the start. ♪ so many, many reasons ♪ it's so m'm! m'm! good! ♪ bill: toyota is about to take the lumps, and it will cost them money, too, agreeing to pay $16 million to the u.s. government for delaying the recall. that recall which settled a gas pedal defect affecting 2
, and it is no coincidence. scary. bill: and toyota's luxury liner, the suv. the lexus. blasted in a "consumer reports" magazine, this week and the troubled automaker, what they are doing to hold on to the lexus. are you receiving a payout from a legal settlement or annuity over 10 or even 20 years? call imperial structured settlements. the experts at imperial can convert your long-term payout into a lump sum of cash today. imagine that kind of vitality... in your skin. aveeno introduces ageless vitality. as skin ages, elasn fibers break down. this exclusive biomineral concentrate system... has active naturals ingredients shown to multiply... elastin's elements. i'm impressed. the study showed improved firmness, texture, wrinkles, or spots in 100% of women. how uplifting is that? new ageless vitality. save $15 at aveeno.com. that's the beauty of nature and science. if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes, you may also have very high triglycerides -- too much fat in the blood. it's a serious medical condition. lovaza, along with diet, effectively lowers very high triglycerides in
, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ martha: well, it's about to get going, folks, debate about to get underway on capitol hill for these new financial regulation we have been hearing so much about, the senate after shooting it down twice this week, yesterday, agreed, naniously, they are going to stop a filibuster of the bill. but, now they say the devil is in the details, and you need to know, what is in there, folks, jim angle is
-- mentioned this yet, toyota pulling the plug on the gx460 after consumer reports issued a rare do not buy rating, that concern about a rollover problem, dealers are asked to temporarily suspend sales of suv just hours after the report went public, this follows the recent recall of more than eighthole cars and trucks around the world for toyota. martha: well, uncle sam wants his cut, you know, and he wants it tomorrow, folks. today and all this week, we're keeping an eye on your money for you because you know, the government doesn't actually have any of its own money. all the money that the government spends is yours, and they decide how to disburst out as they see fit, right? today we're looking at government earmarks, they will cost taxpayers will $17 billion this year in those earmarks. these and we're ones that are listed in the new edition of the congressional book. william la jeunesse is here to tell us what some of the earmarks you bought with our hard-earned money and how much they're costing you as part of your it's all your money series. >> reporter: martha, let's say this is the
% respectfully. and, buyers are looking past toyota's issues and march sales of tundra jumped 94%, to 11,000 trucks. toyota had a huge month. bill: everybody is watching augusta, georgia as america watches tiger woods reenter the golf world, but not before answering questions to reporters at 2:00 p.m. eastern and what does the world's greatest golfer have to say or not say, the author of "the practice of public relations" and a pr image consultant joins us now, boy oh, boy he needs you. >> this is a big day for him. juliet: how would you rate his performance as far as pr goes. >> lousy. awful. juliet: bad. >> because he's surrounded by psychofans, people who have been with him and he's a control freak, as everybody says and he wants to be around people who will tell him what he wants to hear and ari fleisher is a good guy and he got rid of him and he called this and now has to speak up. juliet: you have points i want to you get to, you say there is basically a 6-point plan, for how he should deal with things from now on. >> what i would counsel him to do, first thing, he has to confront
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it could cause a rollover, another blow for toyota's image and this particular model of lexus, by the way was not one of the millions recalled, for the faulty gas pedal. martha: okay, then. all right, health care experts sounding the alarm on an impending doctor shortage, this is a scary story, folks. right now the u.s. faces a short fall of 150,000 doctors, over the next 15 years, think about how important the doctor-patient relationship is and how difficult it might become if your doctor retires and there are fewer and fewer of them out there? that is according to the association of american medical colleges and they say new health care legislation drastically expands the ranks of the insured, of course, because, everybody would be covered in one way, shape or form and current rates the u.s. is to the training enough doctors to cover these people and number of students entering family medicine fell more than 25% through 2002 to 2007 and because of all of this it's not as attractive of a profession as it used to be and used to be doctors did well and smar kids wanted to go to college and
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